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Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Final Dates Of “No More Tours 2” Tour

The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has now cancelled the remaining four shows on his North American “NO MORE TOURS 2.” Following additional evaluation from his doctors, OSBOURNE will likely require another surgery in the coming days to treat multiple infections in his right hand.

The four cancelled shows were originally scheduled as follows: Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA (October 6), Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista (October 9), the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (October 11) and MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (October 13). The three California shows had previously been rescheduled following his initial prognosis from doctors. All four shows will be rescheduled for 2019.

“I’m so fu**ing bummed about cancelling these shows,” OSBOURNE says. “The tour had been going great and we were really looking forward to these last few gigs. We’re hoping everyone will be patient and we’ll look forward to seeing them at the shows next year.”

Ticketholders for the four shows should hold on to their tickets, as they will be honored for the rescheduled dates. Refunds are also available at point of purchase.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I can only add that we wish The Prince Of Darkness of Metal a speedy and 100% recovery from all of us here at the Metal Media Command HQ. I know I speak for all of the folks reading this website that we sending all the good energy in Ozzy’s direction and hope he follows the doctors orders to get back into gear before he loses his mind by being cooped up. Someone please tell him about all of the historical documentaries on Netflix since I know he loves that stuff.

Official Website: http://www.ozzy.com

Ozzy Osbourne Announces “No More Tours 2” Farewell Shows

Here’s the full rundown of dates that will be performed by the legendary Ozzy Osbourne as he maps out where his own “No More Tours 2” Farewell Tour will be stopping. Check out the full press release that was received only a little while ago.

The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE earlier today (February 6) revealed details about his forthcoming “NO MORE TOURS 2,” a reference to his 1992 “No More Tours” trek. The announcement by the legendary musical icon about the North American dates–with his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards)—was made to international media in attendance at his Los Angeles home.

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The initial North American dates produced by Live Nation kick off August 30 in Allentown, PA and conclude October 13 in Las Vegas, NV with a Thursday, October 11 stop at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles; OZZY will be joined by Stone Sour for this leg of the tour. Tickets for these shows go on sale to the general public starting Saturday, February 17 at 10:00 AM (local time) at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation app. Citi® is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 14 at 10:00 AM (local time) until Friday, February 16 at 10:00 PM (local time) through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com

Prior to the full North American run, OZZY will officially launch the “NO MORE TOURS 2” in Mexico in May, before heading to South America for solo shows in three countries. Next up, a six-week European leg of headlining solo dates and festival performances that’s set to begin Friday, June 1 in Moscow, Russia.
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Ozzy Osbourne To Celebrate Five Decades Of Performing With Farewell World Tour

Well it seems as though the Metal world will have to come to terms with the eventual retirement of one of its most legendary figures as the great Ozzy Osbourne has recently announced his for real this time “Farewell Tour”. I say it like that since Ozzy has had a couple of these go rounds already but no one is complaining here. As readers and the rest of the Metal world knows, Black Sabbath closed the book on its career earlier in the year and that final show can be enjoyed on a video release called “The End” which will come out in a couple of weeks. As soon as I get that I will toss a review together. Please stay tuned and now let’s get into the full press release about the final tour.

The Press Release:
Five decades. 18,262 days. More than 2,500 shows.

On his upcoming farewell world tour, OZZY OSBOURNE–Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy® winning singer and songwriter–will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of Black Sabbath which formed in 1968). This tour, expected to take OZZY around the world with dates into 2020, will mark the end of global touring for the legendary artist, though he will continue to perform select live shows.

“People keep asking me when I’m retiring,” OZZY says. “This will be my final world tour, but I can’t say I won’t do some shows here and there.”

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Black Sabbath by Ken Pierce (2016)

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Breaking: Ozzy Osbourne & Zakk Wylde Are Reunited For Summer 2017 Tour Dates

According to the legendary singers Official Facebook Page and of course his own primary website there is some big news as he and longtime former guitarist Zakk Wylde have reunited for several summer tour dates. The statement is below so check it out.

The Press Statement:
Rock fans rejoice! For the first time in more than a decade, OZZY OSBOURNE and Zakk Wylde are together again. Known as one of rock’s most lethal singer and guitarist pairings, the two will hit the road for a series of OZZY headlining shows in the U.S. this summer and fall, beginning July 14 (*see dates below). While they’ve performed together over the years, these shows are the first collaboration for the duo for a full tour since 2006. These dates also mark OZZY’s first solo tour in the U.S. in years beyond one OZZY & Friends performance at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans, LA in October 2015.

Ozzy with Black Sabbath (2016) by Ken Pierce

OZZY and Zakk first teamed up 30 years ago when Zakk (who OZZY describes as “a f***ing absolutely amazing guitar player”) joined OZZY’s band in 1987; they last recorded in 2007 on OZZY’s acclaimed BLACK RAIN album.
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Tonight: “Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour” on History Channel

Fans of the legendary Ozzy Osbourne and his reality television antics might enjoy this new show that airs tonight on the History Channel. It pairs him up with his son Jack and together they go on some interesting adventures. I figured I would take a little break from all of the trailers I have been posting to let you know about it. Check out the poster and the very brief premise that the shows Wiki had.

Poster - Ozzy and Jacks World Detour - 2016

The Premise:
Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour is an American comedy reality television series starring Ozzy Osbourne and his son Jack Osbourne. During each episode, Ozzy and Jack visit one or more sites to learn about their history from experts and explore unusual or quirky aspects of their background. (thanks Wiki)

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ll admit that I enjoyed the first couple of seasons of “The Osbournes” but who doesn’t love everything Ozzy in the first place. I leaned more towards the A&E Network “Gene Simmons Family Jewels” as a KISS fan but not too much on the football show that got cancelled anyway. With nothing else featuring Rock celebrity on the television at the moment perhaps this show might be more interesting than the scripted lifestyle show because this one is going to be visiting a lot of historical spaces. This is something that I also like doing for posts on my PiercingKen.com blog (pardon the shameless plug but its true). The commercials for the show look like fun so I will be setting the DVR to program it and then I can binge watch. What do you readers think of this idea for a show? Will you be watching the adventures of Ozzy and Jack? Let me know what you think in the comments section.

Official Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozzy_%26_Jack%27s_World_Detour